Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds to give aid for refugees 


A myriad of comic-book writers, artists, colorists, letterers, designers, and editors have come together on a series of new comic-book projects. Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds, an anthology, is a 96-page-graphic (8 x 12 inches). And all the proceeds will be going to aid refugees in Ukraine

Except for hard costs like marketing, and printing the funds raised will directly benefit the relief efforts in Ukraine through a partnership with Operation USA.


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Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds features incredible talents from the comic-book world.  And they are on a mission to help war-torn Ukraine. Everyone is donating their talents to create the ultimate comic collection. 

A variety of finished versions will be available.  And the unique work comes in both hardcover and softcover editions, and multiple cover choices.

The project is being crowdfunded by Zoop.

Cover Artists:

  • Alex Ross
  • Arthur Adams
  • Dave Johnson
  • Bill Sienkiewicz

Digital writers and artists:

  • Brent Anderson
  • Sergio Aragones
  • June Brigman
  • Kurt Busiek
  •  Howard Chaykin
  •  Joshua Dysart
  •  Mark Evanier
  •  Emil Ferris
  •  Dave Gibbons
  •  Rob Guillory
  •  John Layman
  •  Gabriel Rodriguez
  •  Stan Sakai
  •  Louise Simonson
  •  Walter Simonson
  •  Chris Sprouse
  •  Jill Thompson
  •  Matt Wagner
  •  Mark Waid

There are many more creators, colorists, letterers, and designers who are contributing their time and their talents in the effort to help Ukraine. 

Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds

Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds will be edited by Particular Initiatives Editor at IDW, Scott Dunbier. Scott looked for Ukrainian artists to add to the list of talents.


Word of the atrocities touched Scott’s heart. 

“Like everybody, I’ve been sickened by the atrocities perpetrated on the Ukrainian individuals for practically two months,” Scott said, “and I needed to do one thing, something, to attempt to assist. The comic-book neighborhood is stuffed with good and caring individuals who have stepped as much as say, ‘I stand with Ukraine,’ and to contribute to this e-book.”

About Operation USA

“We at OpUSA are so grateful for the help of Mr. Dunbier and all artists and writers concerned with this undertaking,” says Mary Dolan, Director of Communications. 

Operation USA is solely privately funded, so initiatives comparable to Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds play a significant function in constructing our capability to supply important aid the place wanted most.”

“Proceeds from this undertaking may have a direct influence on the lives of those deeply affected by the continuing conflict—bettering situations for Ukrainian refugees in Poland. And different close by international locations by way of the availability of emergency grants and in-kind materials assist. We thank all those concerned on this significant undertaking,” Dolan added.

Since 1979, OpUSA has delivered $450 million in assistance to 101 international locations. 

About Zoop

“We’re proud to be partnering with Scott Dunbier once more for one more essential undertaking.  It’s our approach to do our half to help the individuals of Ukraine.”

“The comics neighborhood comes collectively on occasions of want, and we’re imploring them to return collectively once more for this worthy trigger,” ZOOP CEO and Co-founder Jordan Plosky explained.

To contribute to these efforts and to pre-order your copy of Comics for Ukraine: Sunflower Seeds, please go HERE